Humanities Calendar - Fall Quarter

Fall Quarter 2015

All presentations are free and open to the campus and the community.  Please check back in late September or early October for an updated listing of events.

PSW: Lunch Poems Series - Mary Szybist
September 30, 2015
Russell Day Gallery, Parks Building

Possession Sound Writers presents the first reader of the Lunch Poems Series, the great Portland poet Mary Szybist, whose second book, Incarnadine, won a National Book Award in 2013. This event is co-sponsored by Seattle Arts & Lectures, and, as always, made possible by a generous grant from our very own Everett Community College Foundation. Hope to see you!

China Town Hall
October 19, 2015
Room (to be determined)

The event includes a recording of the October 5th national web cast. The panel, former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, Mayor Sheldon Day (Thomasville, Alabama), and Mr. Daniel Rosen, founding partner of Rhodium Group, will debate Chinese investment in the United States. Our local speaker, Carson Tavenner, Director of TAI Initiative will conclude the hour by addressing the impact of Chinese investment on Snohomish County. It will be an intriguing discussion. Contact Elke Dinter, or (425) 388-9465

Food Day
October 22, 2015
JKC 101

Food and nutrition education fair! Food Day is a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. Join us for samples of healthy foods with recipes, a cook book exchange, food drive and "Spice of Life" lecture the following Saturday with Tames Alan at the Everett Public Library beginning at 2 pm.
Contact Nancy Vandenberg,  or 425-388-9455

October 27, 2015
JKC 101
10:00am-1:00 pm

Celebrate the Oktoberfest with activities, food, song and dance, right here at Everett Community College. Join us for this event sponsored by the World Languages Department and the Global Studies Department. The famous Enzian Schuhplattler folk-dance group will perform and entertain from 11:30 am -12:30 pm.
Contact Elke Dinter, or (425) 388-9465

Tuesday Travelogues
Tuesdays as noted
JKC 107
September 29: France;  Presenter: Isabelle Miller
October 6:  Japan;  Presenter: Linda Berkley
October 13:  Brussels & the EU; Presenter: Lori Wisdom-Whitley
October 20:  Canadian Rockies;  Presenter: Eric Davishahl
November 3:  Scotland;  Presenters: Jo-Ann and Jeff Sickles
November 17:  Turkey;  Presenter: Thom Lee

Real Talk Wednesdays
Every Wednesday
JKC Room 107
Diversity & Equity Center’s Real Talk Wednesday is an open forum in which students, staff, community members, and faculty can host meaningful and courageous conversations in order to create community and educate the campus on social justice issues, current events, trends, controversies, and most importantly topics that matter to you.
Call  425-388-9997 for more information

Nishiyama Japanese Garden
Summer Quarter hours:  Please call 425-388-9195 for hours
Fall Quarter hours:  Monday through Thursday: 10 am- 3 pm & 9 am-11:30 am on Fridays
905 Wetmore Avenue
The Everett Community College Nishiyama Japanese Garden represents a compressed world of mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, meadows and village. It is located in the south-west corner of the parking lot facing Wetmore Avenue, and access to the garden for self-guided tours is provided at no charge on days when EvCC classes are in session and on special occasions. Group tours are available.  For future group visits contact Kathy Koss to assure availability.  The garden is closed during the college break or holidays or weekend.
Contact Kathy Koss at 425-388-9195 or


Contact Us

The Humanities Alliance
Everett Community College
Phone: 425.388.9411
2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201